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Calgardup Cave

Caves Rd | Forest Grove, Margaret River, Western Australia 6287, Australia
+61 8 9757 7422
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Fun cave walk

The Calgardup Cave walk was fun. Having helmets, head torches and a hand torch made it better... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
peterdF4720IB
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Perth, Australia
Caving at its best

This a a self guided tour with a small info session at the start. You take it at your own pace and... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Shinade F
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National Park Information Centre and Calgardup Cave. Natural Caving experience, self guided with provided safety briefing, torches and helmets. Seasonal water flow in cave. Easy Boardwalks, stairs with railings and interpretive signage.
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
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“own pace” (5 reviews)
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Caves Rd | Forest Grove, Margaret River, Western Australia 6287, Australia
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+61 8 9757 7422
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Calgardup Cave walk was fun. Having helmets, head torches and a hand torch made it better. Unlike some other tourist caves, there was no lighting inside of the cave, so when you turn off your torch it's really dark and it felt like a...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This a a self guided tour with a small info session at the start. You take it at your own pace and are given hard hats and different lights at the start to use through the cave. Requires a bit of cardio but well worth...More

Thank Shinade F
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calgardup, Manager at Calgardup Cave, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for the great review Shinade and we are really glad you enjoyed your experience. Next time if you want to up the anti- come and visit Giants Cave. It is the deepest cave in the area (3 times deeper than Calgardup and twice as...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My child enjoyed it though it may be a tad scary when you switched off all the lights and it turned pitch dark. The entry fee was not too awfully expensive for the experience as well.

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calgardup, Manager at Calgardup Cave, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Well done to your child for having a go. Glad you enjoyed your experience and thank you for the nice review.

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Reviewed 15 June 2018

This hidden gem is a self guided tour, we loved the fact we were the only people in there, ask for the blue torch to shine on the cave when other lights turn off, the luminescence is freaky !More

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calgardup, Manager at Calgardup Cave, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thanks Damo, we are currently trying to source better quality blue lights as they can be a bit temperamental to use but when they work, they are pretty awesome. Great time of year to have this experience to yourself too. Thanks for your visit and...More

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Reviewed 24 April 2018

Small cave, cheapest of them all to visit, very small spaces to get through so it's not good for those who aren't able to bend very low. Peaceful space where you can turn off your head lamp and it's completely pitch black. Definitely worth a...More

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calgardup, Manager at Calgardup Cave, responded to this reviewResponded 26 April 2018

Thanks for your review but please note that Calgardup is one of the medium size caves in the area with 300m of boardwalk. It is one of the easier caves to visit as it isn't as deep as some of the others with less stairs....More

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Reviewed 12 March 2018

Are two caves in one day too much? No, both were knock your socks off brilliant. To quote the nike ad, "just do it."

Thank OzRolfer
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calgardup, Manager at Calgardup Cave, responded to this reviewResponded 14 March 2018

Fabulous! Thanks for the great review and we are so please that you enjoyed the two very different cave experiences.

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Reviewed 4 March 2018

A great way to experience caves especially with little ones. Lots to see and look for. You get a thorough induction and briefing before you go in. Helmets with head torches and hand held torches are provided, also an ultra violet torch is given out...More

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calgardup, Manager at Calgardup Cave, responded to this reviewResponded 6 March 2018

Thanks for your great review and we're glad you all enjoyed your experience.

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Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

It is great fun on being your own tour guide. The cave is very dark but it is great to feel the mystery of the darkness. Good fun

Thank YuYu C
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calgardup, Manager at Calgardup Cave, responded to this reviewResponded 6 February 2018

Glad you enjoyed your experience. Perhaps on your next visit you can explore the adventure of Giants Cave- our deepest cave. Thank you for the great review.

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Reviewed 9 January 2018

Awesome semi adventurous self guided cave. Great for kids as there are some micro vertebrates and other goodies hiding in the cave

Thank Andrew A
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calgardup, Manager at Calgardup Cave, responded to this reviewResponded 12 January 2018

Glad you enjoyed your trip through Calgardup Cave. When you spend the time to look and don't just rush through, the cave yields all sorts of great surprises. Well done and thanks for the nice review.

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Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

This cave, along with Giants cave a bit further along Caves Road, is operated by DPAW, a govt agency whereas the other tourist caves are run by a not-for-profit organisation. The biggest differences are no guide and no electric lights. You get a hard hat...More

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